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    Against Dictators: Use Law, not War

    John Cavanagh
    13 December 2002
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    The argument over what action to take against Saddam Hussein is driven by the rhetoric of war. But can peaceful, legal action against Iraq's ruthless dictator be effective? The long campaign to bring Augusto Pinochet of Chile to justice offers an encouraging precedent.

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    Pinochet on Trial: Timeline

    17 November 2002
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    Pinochet arrest and trial timeline.

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    An Assassination, A Failure to Act, A Painful Parallel

    John Dinges, Peter Kornbluh
    22 September 2002
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    Recently disclosed US State Department and CIA records cast a new light on the Letelier assassination, revealing that the US had extensive awareness of a secret assassination operation and suggesting that US officials called off actions that might have stopped it.
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    Chile's Top Court Opens Hearings on Whether to Resume Pinochet Trial

    Eduardo Gallardo
    16 May 2002
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    Chile's top court opened hearings on whether the trial of Gen. Augusto Pinochet on human rights charges should be reopened in spite of the former dictator's deteriorated health.

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    FBI Request Prosecution of Pinochet, But no one Lifts a Finger

    Pascale Bonnefoy
    15 April 2002
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    After the detention of Pinochet in London, in January 1999, the Justice Department decided to re-open the investigation of the Letelier case.

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    A State Terrorist, Still at Large

    Murray Karpen
    12 January 2002
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    A little over 25 years ago, my daughter, Ronni Karpen Moffitt, was murdered by Chilean terrorists in Washington. This past summer one of those terrorists was freed after serving his prison term.